The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

"They Got Us in Germany, They're Not Gonna Get Us Here": An Anti-Semitic Incident at Camp Kinderland in the Post-WWII Period

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Michael Katz, activist and grandson of Yiddish journalist Moishe Katz, describes a time at camp when trouble with the neighbors turned into a Holocaust flashback for an older staff member.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Michael Katz.

This excerpt is in English.

Michael Katz was born in Bronx, New York in 1955.